Bay City Paddleball Players Win at National Doubles Tourney in East Lansing
(Left) Ron Malecki & Sandy De Greif (Right) Emmet Coe & Chad Krager
April 22, 2018
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By: O. J. Cunningham
Seventy-five players turned out for the National Paddleball National Doubles Paddleball Tournament at the Sparrow MAC in E. Lansing, Michigan.
Bay City paddleballers earned two National Titles.
Bay City's Midland's Ron Malecki and Bay City's Sandy DeGreif defeated Kalamazoo's Andy Mitchell and Ed Maher in a tie-breaker to claim the 55+ championship trophy.
Championship Bracket -- 55+
Photo by O. J. Cunningham
In the combined age 70, Bay City's Chad Krager and California's Emmet Coe took the title.
More information to follow . . .
UPDATED 4/24/2018 -- Bracket Added
Krager and Andrew Price (Saginaw) took 2nd in Open that went to a tie-breaker. 21-19, 17-21, 10-21. Krager-Price were up one game and ahead 17-13 in game 2 before relinquishing the lead to the now 5-time Champ Emmet Coe, and his partner Brian Pineda (now his 2nd Championship won.) Both Coe and Pineda are from California.
O. J. Cunningham
O. J. Cunningham is the Publisher of MyBayCity.com. Cunningham previously published Sports Page & Bay City Enterprise. He is the President/CEO of OJ Advertising, Inc.
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